|Pauline Oliveros: Quintuplets Play PenHomage to Ruth Crawford, Performed by Sarah Cahill at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Pauline Oliveros|
Pianist Sarah Cahill performs Pauline Oliveros' piece Quintuplets Play Pen: Homage to Ruth Crawford (2001). Cahill at the time spoke of the piece as "a playful polyrhythmic dance. There are layers of counterpoint: a bass line which rings out with help from the sostenuto pedal (Crawfod was very fond of this particular pedal); steady staccato quintuplets; and a delicate melody in sixteenth notes. There are fifteen distinct sections, of ten measures each...
|Pauline Oliveros Theatre Piece for Trombone with Stuart Dempster, 1965 - Pauline Oliveros|
Composed together with Elizabeth Harris (staging) and performed by Stuart Dempster at a concert given in 1965 at 321 Divisidero Street in San Francisco. Charles Boone describes the action and setting preceeding the very theatrical performance involving candles, hose, funnels and other unusual props. From a live broadcast. KPFA had telephone lines installed into the San Francisco Tape Music Center so that concerts before a live audience could be heard live.
Keywords: Music; Performance Art; Electro-Acoustic/Electronic; KPFA-FM; San Francisco Tape Music Center
|Speaking of Music: Pauline Oliveros, 1985 - Pauline Oliveros|
Pauline Oliveros interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, February 21, 1985. Charles Amirkhanian speaks with Pauline Oliveros about her current works, her overall evolution as a composer, Deep Listening, her instrument the accordion, improvisation, collaboration, teaching and more. The interview also includes live and taped performances of her works...
Keywords: Avant-garde; Improvisation; Speaking of Muisc; Pauline Oliveros; accordion music
|Pauline Oliveros & The Circle Trio Perform at Other Minds Festival 8, 2002 - Pauline Oliveros & The Circle Trio|
Members of The Circle Trio make music by tuning psychically to a channeled source of connection that guides their musical improvisation. Pauline Oliveros has been a pioneer in the practice of meditation pieces for performers and "audiences", and has developed the concept of Deep Listening, a kind of collective improvisation involving zen-like focus on sound production and interaction during performance...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; Music; New Music; Free Improvisation; Pauline Oliveros; The Circle Trio
|San Francisco Chamber Music Society Concert (pieces by Pauline Oliveros, Ramon Sender, Morton Subotnick, Robert Moran, Doulgas Leedy, Anthony Gnazzo and Charles Shere), 1976 - Robert Moran, Anthony Gnazzo, Pauline Oliveros, Ramon Sender, Douglas Leedy, Charles Shere, Morton Subotnick|
San Francisco Chamber Music Society Concert from November 15, 1976. The most unconventional composers in the Bay Area at the time, presented on a series usually host to more conventional classical music. Imagine a fish aquarium with staff lines drawn on it. Now play the fish as they move up and down the scale in the bowl. You have the concept of this infamous work that, for a short time, became the talk of the town here in San Francisco...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical; tape collage
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